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Project MATCH Monograph Series, Volume 2

Motivational Enhancement Therapy Manual:

A Clinical Research Guide for Therapists Treating Individuals With Alcohol Abuse and Dependence

William R. Miller, Ph.D.
Allen Zweben, D.S.W.
Carlo C. DiClemente, Ph.D.
Robert G. Rychtarik, Ph.D.

Project MATCH Monograph Series Editor:
Margaret E. Mattson, Ph.D.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
5635 Fishers Lane
Bethesda, Maryland 208929304

DHHS Publication No. (ADM)92-1894

Printed 1992

Project MATCH is supported by grants under a cooperative agreement funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and implemented by nine clinical research units and a data coordinating center. It was initiated and is administered by the Treatment Research Branch, NIAAA.




Note: This manual is in the public domain and has been scanned by the ADAI Library as a service to researchers and clinicians. NIAAA has not endorsed this web site. To see other monographs in this series, visit our Project MATCH Monograph Series page. To order print copies of the MATCH Monographs, visit the NIAAA web site.


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Cover, Acknowledgments, Foreword, Preface, Contents


Clinical Considerations

Practical Strategies (494 KB)

Phase 1: Building Motivation for Change
Phase 2: Strengthening Commitment to Change
Involving a Significant Other
Phase 3: Followthrough Strategies

The Structure of MET Sessions (122 KB)

The Initial Session
Followthrough Sessions

Dealing with Special Problems (74 KB)

Treatment Dissatisfaction
Missed Appointments
Telephone Consultation
Crisis Intervention

Recommended Reading and Additional Resources (108 KB)

Clinical Descriptions
Demonstration Videotapes

Appendix A - Assessment Feedback Procedures

Handouts for Clients

Appendix B: Motivational Enhancement Therapy in the Aftercare Setting

Appendix C: Therapist Selection, Training, and Supervision in Project MATCH

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